Canadian History Dictionary Bethune John
Born in Scotland, 1751. Emigrated in his early years to
Edward Vii 1841-1910 Succeeded To Throne 1901 Index : Lord Elgin Era His
visit to Canada in 1860, 7. (Sir John A Macdonald era) Visits C...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Upper Canada, independent of the go...
(George Brown Era) Leaders of the party, 39; origin of name, 40...
Came to Canada, 1639, with Madame de la Peltrie,
Marie de l'In...
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) His account of the voyage o...
(Count Frontenac era) Vessel built by La Salle and lost in Lake...
Hincks Sir Francis 1807-1885 Lord Elgin Era Appointed Inspector-general By
Sir Charles Bagot, 31; on Metcalfe, 38; returned in elections o...
Mcloughlin John 1784-1857 Born At Riviere Du Loup Studied
medicine in Edinburgh; joined the North West Company; engaged f...
Dessaules Louis A
Born 1819. Member of Legislative Council,
1856-1863. Edited Le...
Ville d'Amerique Septentrionale dans la Nouvelle France avec
(Tilley era) Of Miramichi, member of Smith government, New
Todd Alpheus 1821-1884 Born In London England Removed To Canada
in 1833. In 1836 appointed assistant librarian of the House of ...
Brown John Gordon 1827-1896 Brother Of George Brown Born In
Scotland. Educated in Edinburgh and New York. In 1844 engaged o...
The Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company
Rottenburg Baron De
Entered the army, and in 1795 promoted major of
Hussars; in 17...
Chandler Edward Barron 1800-1880 Elected To New Brunswick
Assembly, 1827, for Westmoreland, which he represented until 18...
Chateaufort Marc Antoine Bras-de-fer De
(Count Frontenac era) Interim governor after
death of Champlai...
A tribe of the Algonquian family. First mentioned in
(Bishop Laval era) Established by La Salle in Illinois country,...
Charlevoix Pierre-francois-xavier De 1682-1761 First Came To
Canada in 1705, as an instructor in the Jesuits' College at Quebec.
Returned to France in 1709. It was at this time that he gathered the
material for his Histoire et Description Generale de la
Nouvelle-France. Again visited Canada in 1720 by order of the French
government to report as to the best route for an overland expedition in
search of the Western Sea. In the course of this journey visited the
mission and posts of what was then the extreme western frontier of New
France, returning to France in 1723, by way of Mobile. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) On
the character of the Canadian population, 117; on the character of
Frontenac, 144, 145. (Count Frontenac era) On bravery of Canadians and indifferent conduct
of French troops, 212; on Lachine massacre, 224, 227; on old age of
Francois Hertel, 235; his account of "flag" incident in siege of Quebec,
295; on character and conduct of Frontenac, 333-336. (Samuel de Champlain era) His opinion of
Lescarbot, 37; his description of the French settlements in Canada, 243;
his eulogy of Champlain, 276, 277. =Bib.=: Besides his Histoire du
Paraguay and Histoire de l'Isle Espagnole ou de S. Dominique,
Charlevoix was the author of La Vie de la Mere Marie de l'Incarnation
and of the first general history of Canada, Histoire et Description
Generale de la Nouvelle-France. His Voyage dans l'Amerique
Septentrionale was translated into English in 1756. Dr. J. G. Shea's
translation of the History was published at New York in 6 vols.,
1866-1872; and reprinted by F. P. Harper, New York, in 6 vols. An
abridged translation of Charlevoix's Journal is found in vol. 3 of
French Hist. Coll. of Louisiana. For biog., see J. E. Roy, Essai
sur Charlevoix (R. S. C., 1907).